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Cheating Scandals

Atlanta To Turn Over Confidential Material In Cheating Probe

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Jaime Sarrio | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education

Atlanta school board members Monday voted to waive legal privacy rights in connection to a high-profile cheating scandal, a signal the district once c...

Atlanta Public School Officials Hand Subpoenaed Documents To Grand Jury

Reuters | Nader Mousavizadeh | Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

(Reuters) - Atlanta public school officials appeared on Friday before a county grand jury investigating alleged cheating by teachers and principals on...

Michelle Rhee Eager For Spotlight, But Not In Cheating Scandal

The New York Times | MICHAEL WINERIP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Why won't Michelle Rhee talk to USA Today? Ms. Rhee, the chancellor of the Washington public schools from 2007 to 2010, is the nation...

Louisiana Skipped Key Standardized Testing Analysis In 2009-2010, Cites Budget Woes

The Washington Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) did not conduct an erasure analysis of the state's standardized test scores for the 2009-2010 academic ye...

Pennsylvania Joins States Facing Widespread School Cheating

The New York Times | MICHAEL WINERIP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- In April, Dale Mezzacappa attended a panel discussion on cheating sponsored by the Education Writers Association. At the time, she was...

There Is No Cheating "Crisis"

Alexander Russo | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education
Alexander Russo

Cheating incidents are like shark sightings and crime reports; they are amplified by the media and are easily influenced by changes in definitions and reporting requirements.

The 5 Most Shocking Public School Cheating Scandals

Posted 09.25.2011 | Education

The country's abuzz with the news and subsequent unfolding of the nation's largest-ever public schools cheating scandal in Atlanta, as the scandal has...

Atlanta Superintendent To Teachers: Quit, Or Get Fired

Posted 09.15.2011 | Education

The 178 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools' cheating investigation received letters in their mailboxes Friday from interim Superintend...

Atlanta Public Schools May Have To Return Nearly $1 Million In Federal Funds

Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

Atlanta Public Schools may have to return $967,022 of federal funds granted for falsely high test scores. All 44 of the Atlanta schools accused of ...

WATCH: Former Atlanta Schools Superintendent: "I Absolutely Knew Nothing"

Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

While on vacation in Hawaii, former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Beverly Hall told WXIA TV on camera Wednesday that she "absolutely knew noth...

How School Districts Facing Cheating Allegations Are Moving Forward

Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

Three year-round elementary schools opened for classes in Atlanta today without problems, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Two of the thre...

Atlanta Schools Superintendent: Effort To Save Schools 'Is Now Mine'

The Atlanta Journal Constitution | Laura Diamond and Kristina Torres | Posted 09.09.2011 | Education

Erroll Davis knew he had a mess on his hands when he agreed to temporarily lead the beleaguered Atlanta Public Schools. How big of a mess, however, on...

WATCH: Arne Duncan 'Stunned' By Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

In a video interview Wednesday with 11Alive News, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he was "stunned" when he learned of the teacher cheatin...

Eminem: On the Forefront of Public Relations

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Mihalsky

Every PR practitioner needs to take some advice from Eminem. Eminem's honesty leaves no room for the media to question him or TMZ the opportunity to have an exclusive on what drugs he did.

Famous Cheaters: Who Was Most Shocking? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tiger Woods is the latest adulterer to prove that riches and fame do not a happy marriage make. Which of these cheating scandals did you see coming an...

Famous Cheaters: Which Scandal Was Most Shocking? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tiger Woods is the latest celebrity to prove that riches and fame do not a monogamous marriage make. Which of these scandals did you see coming, and w...